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					NO   Number     Last        First       E-Mail                           Phone              Vote Yea Nea
 1     601054   Barrow      Bruce       b.barrow@ieee.org                301-493-4374        C
 2       1000   Ho Sang     Yvette      y.hosang@ieee.org                732-562-3814        C
 3       1001   Ho Sang     Yvette      y.hosang@ieee.org                732-562-3814        C
 1    1762111   Aihara      Toru        aihara@computer.org              81-46-273-4905      Y     1
 2    5587654   Barr        John        john.barr@motorola.com           847-576-8706        Y     1
 3    1801406   Bisdikian   Chatschik   bisdik@us.ibm.com                914-784-7439        Y     1
 4   40340304   Boer        Jan         janboer@agere.com                31-30-609483        F
 5    5572953   Carlo       James       j.carlo@ieee.org                 214-693-1776        Y     1
 6    7183387   Currivan    Bruce       currivan@broadcom.com            949-450-8700        Y     1
 7   41311588   Dubendorf   Vern        tdubendorf@ieee.org              781-203-1367        Y     1
 8   40065638   DuVal       Mary        m-duval@ti.com                   972-575-2330        Y     1
 9    6810238   Fischer     Michael     mfischer@choicemicro.com         210-614-4096x107    N        1
10    7968993   Fischer     Kurt        kurt.fischer@hyperinterop.com    925-462-9105        Y     1
11    8518995   Freedman    Avraham     avif@hexagonltd.com              972-3-6959552       N        1
12   40166079   Gifford     Ian         giffordi@ieee.org                978-251-3451        Y     1
13   40306847   Harrison    Simon       simon.harrison@red-m.com         44-1753-661-421     F
14    1550144   Hayes       Vic         vichayes@agere.com               31-30-60-97-528     A1
15    1670801   Heile       Robert      bheile@ieee.org                  508-222-1393        Y     1
16   40138267   Ivers       James       james@pangonetworks.com          412-621-7300x14     Y     1
17   40357068   Kerry       Stuart      stuart@ok-brit.com               408-348-3171        Y     1
18    5995253   Kiernan     Brian       brian.kiernan@interdigital.com   610-878-5637        Y     1
19   40323353   Kinney      Patrick     pat.kinney@ieee.org              412-225-8242        Y     1
20    5845615   Luri        Gregory     gluri@ci.st-charles.il.us        630-377-4475        Y     1
21    8122103   Marks       Roger       r.b.marks@ieee.org               303 497-3037        Y1    1
22    8940611   Martini     Peter       martini@cs.uni-bonn.de           49-228-73-4334      Y1    1
23   40300055   McInnis     Michael     michael.d.mcinnis@boeing.com     425-865-2840        Y     1
24   40245992   Naeve       Marco       marconaeve@eaton.com             414-449-7270        Y     1
25    1674571   Noble       Erwin       enobl@telxon.com                 281-719-1955        F
26    8944704   O'Hara      Robert      bob@informed-technology.com      408-986-9596        N        1
27    7022429   Pandanda    Roger       rogerp@ieee.org                  619-839-3942        Y     1
28    8097867   Rosdahl     Jon         jrosdahl@ieee.org                801-984-5866        Y     1
29   40239981   Siep        Thomas      tom.siep@ieee.org                469-766-8680        Y     1
30   40224483   Stevenson   Carl        carlstevenson@agere.com          610-712-8514        Y     1
31    3239332   Viaplana    John        jviaplana@acm.org                34670221398         Y     1
32    3851722   Watanabe    Fujio       fwatanabe@ieee.org               408-451-4726        Y     1
33    7284292   Wright      Don         don@lexmark.com                  859-825-4808        Y     1
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Abs Total Coord Fail   TOTAL   BALLOT ANALYSIS
      0     1             1     VOTERS    33
      0     1             1      % Valid 75%
      0     1             1      # Valid  25
      1                   1
      1                   1    # Y's Pass   19
      1                   1
      0          1        1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      0          1        1
 1    1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      0          1        1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
      1                   1
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      1                   1
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                                                                                                                                                                                                           A means of mitigating or,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           preferably, eliminating the
                                                                                                                                                                                                           interference with the 802.11
                                                                                                                                                                              This proposed standard       standard is required and must
                                                                                                                                                                              operates in the same band as be incorporated into this
                                                                                                                                                                              an existing IEEE approved    proposed standard in order for
                                                                                                                                                                              standard, 802.11 and its     it to be acceptable. It is not
                                                                                                                                                                              approved supplement          acceptable to approve this
                                                                                                                                                                              802.11b. It has been         proposed standard based on
                                                                                                                                                                              demonstrated that the        potential work being done in
                                                                                                                                                                              operation of this proposed   other task groups that,
                                                                                                                                                                              standard interferes with     obviously, will not be
                                                                                                                                                                              devices complying with the   incorporated in devices built to
                                                                                                                                                                              802.11 standard operating in comply with this proposed
            1                                    8944704          O'Hara, Bob        0                              0                         0                             T the same band.               standard.                        PROPOSED REJECT.            D                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                                         In clause 1.1 it states: "The
                                                                                                                                                                                                         proposed WPAN standard will
                                                                                                                                                                                                         be developed to ensure
                                                                                                                                                                                                         coexistence with all 802.11
                                                                                                                                                                                                         networks." however this
                                                                                                                                                                                                         subject is not addressed in
                                                                                                                                                                                                         any normative clause of this
                                                                                                                                                                                                         draft. In fact, the word
                                                                                                                                                                                                         "coexistence" does not even
                                                                                                                                                                                                         appear anywhere else within
                                                                                                                                                                                                         the 1159 pages of D0.0.2.

                                                                                                                                                                                     The characteristics of the
                                                                                                                                                                                     2.4GHz radio and physical
                                                                                                                                                                                     layer protocol specified in                                                      REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                     subsequent clauses shows no                                                      The word coexistence, does appear again in the GAP, so if
                                                                                                                                                                                     clear manner by which such                                                       the commentor has not closely reveiwed the text, how can
                                                                                                                                                                                     coexistence is even possible                                                     we trust his comment.
                                                                                                                                                                                     in overlapping space with any                                                    Based on the definition of coexist as defined in the PAR and
                                                                                                                                                                                     of the 802.11 PHYs that                                                          Five criteria, coexistence does not imply cooperation
                                                                                                                                                                                     operate in the 2.4GHz band                     The proper technical solution (exchange of information to reduce or avoid the other)
                                                                                                                                                                                     (FH, DS, 802.11B, and the                      is to modify the Bluetooth        between or among WPANs and WLANs. Therefore there is
                                                                                                                                                                                     pending P802.11G). 802.15.1                    protocol to support an            no requirement to add or change the current procedures to
                                                                                                                                                                                     is the first instance in the past              "etiquette" for sharing access include a cooperating mechanism to detect other WPANs or
                                                                                                                                                                                     10 years, and probably the                     to the 2.4GHz ISM band --         WLANs before creating a WPAN (i.e. piconet). It is not
                                                                                                                                                                                     first instance ever in the                     preferably listen-before-talk,    clear what criteria would be used to determine whether a
                                                                                                                                                                                     history of 802 that an 802 draft               although an approach based channel, frequency, or both would be busy/free. When such
                                                                                                                                                                                     has gone to sponsor ballot                     on a maximum duration for any criteria are defined for the IEEE 802.11, all parts), then one
                                                                                                                                                                                     with a proposal to transmit                    transmission and a maximum might be able to consider such a requirement from another
                                                                                                                                                                                     conflicting and mutually                       transmit duty cycle are likely to standard. The IEEE 802.5 is not a listen before talk
                                                                                                                                                                                     incompatible signals onto the                  be easier to implement than       mechanism, in fact in some ways the token ring is much like
            2                                    06810238          Fischer, Michael         1                          29-30                     1.1                               T SAME INSTANCE of the                           LTB.                              the master/slave relationship defined in IEEE 802.15.1.                 R                  W


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ACCEPT.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Add following definition in clause 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  An "attachment gateway" (AG) is a communications node
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  with at least two communication interfaces, one of which is
                                                                                                                                                                                     The list of things which might                               a Bluetooth interface and one of which is an interface to
                                                                                                                                                                                     constitute a Bluetooth host                                  another network. An attachment gateway is used to attach a
                                                                                                                                                                                     does not include a MAC                                       Bluetooth WPAN to the other network. In particular, an 802
                                                                                                                                                                                     bridge, nor an access point (in Given that the introduction  LAN attachment gateway attaches a Bluetooth WPAN to an
                                                                                                                                                                                     the sense that term is used in (Figure 1, page ii) shows     802 LAN, while a PSTN attachment gateway attaches a
                                                                                                                                                                                     6.2.3.3), nor any other entity  802.15 beneath 802.1, please Bluetooth WPAN to the PSTN network.
                                                                                                                                                                                     whose purpose is to provide     add least one LAN-related    Furthermore, in item 3.10 in clause 3 (Bluetooth host,
                                                                                                                                                                                     connection between the LAN entity to this exemplary list of replace "access point to a PSTN network, etc." with "802
            3                                    06810238          Fischer, Michael        5                            40                       3.1                               T and WPAN networks.              Bluetooth hosts.             LAN attachement gateway, PSTN attachment gateway, etc.                                      A                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                       The term "wireline                                                ACCEPT.
                                                                                                                                                                                       transparency is not clear at       Delete the last sentence or    The BRC agrees and the deletion edit will be applied to
            4                                    8518995           Freedman, Avraham        5                           42                        3.1                                T this point and is confusing.       define "wireline transparency" D1.0.1.                                                                      A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ACCEPT.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             This comment appears in diffent flavors in several places. In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             comment 50 it is suggested to change its name because the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             word "access point" has a different connotation in 802.11. I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             kind of agreeing here. I would suggest that we change the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             word "access point" to

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             "attachment point (AP)" (or)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             "attachment unit (AU)" (or)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             "attachment gateway (AG)"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             VOTE(!)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             I like all of them, but I will put my weight behing AG.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Definition:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ----------
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             An "attachment gateway" (AG) is a communications node
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             with at least two communication interfaces, one of which is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a Bluetooth interface and one of which is an interface for
                                                                                                                                                                                       The functionality of an "access                                       another network. An attachment gateway is used to attach a
                                                                                                                                                                                       point" is not defined anywhere     Add a new subclause in an          Bluetooth WPAN to the other network. In particular, an 802
                                                                                                                                                                                       in this draft. Since 802.15.1 is   appropriate place (perhaps         LAN attachment gateway attaches a Bluetooth WPAN to an
                                                                                                                                                                                       a member of the 802 "family of     clause 12) that contains a         802 LAN, while a PSTN attachment gateway attaches a
                                                                                                                                                                                       standards" (page ii) the sole      normative description of an        Bluetooth WPAN to the PSTN network.
                                                                                                                                                                                       entity that is stated to be able   "access point" and insert a
                                                                                                                                                                                       to communicate with other          reference to that description in   Based on Comment SB1 #5 as stated, but replace the word                                                 Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                       members of this family ought       clause 6.2.3.3 (and elswehere,     access point in 6.2.3.3 with "an 802 LAN attachement                                                    ICG the BRC
                                                                                                                                                                                       to be defined rather than just     perhaps clause 5, as               gateway."                                                                                               needs to clarify
            5                                    06810238          Fischer, Michael    14                               41                       6.2.3.3                             T being named.                       appropriate).                      Furthermore place the above definition of attachment                     A                  W           this response.




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                                                                                                                                                                                        The statement "In 802.15.1
                                                                                                                                                                                        WPANs all the time is
                                                                                                                                                                                        contention free." is misleading.
                                                                                                                                                                                        For an isolated piconet this is    I recommend that this
                                                                                                                                                                                        true, but between a plurality of   paragraph either be reworded
                                                                                                                                                                                        independent piconets               to clarify what will actually
                                                                                                                                                                                        operating in overlapping space     occurs on the wireless medium
                                                                                                                                                                                        there can be contention for the    with collocated piconets, or the
                                                                                                                                                                                        physical medium which goes         the references to and
                                                                                                                                                                                        undetected due to the              comparisons with the 802.11
                                                                                                                                                                                        absence of listen-before-talk in   contention free period be
                                                                                                                                                                                        the baseband protocol. The         removed. This clarification is
                                                                                                                                                                                        existence of this contention       especially important because
                                                                                                                                                                                        among collocated piconets is       the final sentence of the          ACCEPT.
                                                                                                                                                                                        mentioned in the first             paragraph justifies the use of
                                                                                                                                                                                        paragraph of 8.10.9.1. There       frequency hopping, in part, as     - Change:
                                                                                                                                                                                        have been numerous                 a way to provide "noise            "...it is described as a "contention free period". In 802.15.1
                                                                                                                                                                                        submissions to 802.11 which        resilience from interference       WPANs, all..." with "...it is described as a "contention free
                                                                                                                                                                                        argue that the term "contention    that may occur by other            period." The latter does not mean an interference-free
                                                                                                                                                                                        free period" in that standard is   technologies operating over        enviroment. Other independently operating networks (of
                                                                                                                                                                                        misleading because it is not       unlicensed bands." It is           various technologies) may occassionally interfer with
                                                                                                                                                                                        actually contention free in the    inconsistent to make explicit      transmissions during a "contention free period." However,
                                                                                                                                                                                        case of overlapping point-         reference to interference with     no contention resolution mechanisms are employed to
                                                                                                                                                                                        coordinated BSSs. The              Bluetooth communication due        recover from disturbed transmissions during a contention
                                                                                                                                                                                        counter argument for 802.11 is     to RF transmissions by "other      free period. With this in mind, in 802.15.1 WPANs, all..."
                                                                                                                                                                                        that there are normative           technologies" while making no
                                                                                                                                                                                        mechanisms for detecting the       mention of interference with       - Furthermore, in the end of the paragraph change:
                                                                                                                                                                                        occurrence of CFP contention       Bluetooth communication due        "...that may occur by other technologies operating over..."
                                                                                                                                                                                        and mitigating its effects, both   to RF transmissions by other       with "...that may occur by other networks, including other
                                                                                                                                                                                        of which Bluetooth appears to      Bluetooth piconets in the same     independently
            6                                    06810238          Fischer, Michael    21                               14-23                     6.1.2.2                             T lack.                              vicinity.                          operating 802.15.1 WPANs, operating over..."                              A                  W

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Make arrangements to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        handle the band switch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Work in Spain, France,
                                                                                                                                                                                        The declaration that one        Japan etc. to change the              REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Bluetooth product "will not     regulation to allow 79                The disputed statement: "...products implementing the                                                    Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                        work" with another is           frequencies sequence in its           reduced frequency band will not work with the products that                                              ICG Comment
                                                                                                                                                                                        unacceptable for a product like hopping.                              implement the full band..." refers to product implementations                                            #7 and #8 are
                                                                                                                                                                                        Bluetooth and the global        I will change my vote to              rather to a feature of the standard. These implementations                                               duplicates WE
                                                                                                                                                                                        market it targets. This is the  "approve" if I am assured that        are subject to government regulations beyond the                                                         NEED TO
                                                                                                                                                                                        reason I am not approving the future versions of the standard         control of the standard (if I recall well, the 5GHz version of                                           CHOOSE ONE
            7                                    8518995           Freedman, Avraham   28                                17                        7.2                                T standard.                       will take care of this problem.       802.11 is illegal in Europe!)                                             R                  W           TO REJECT.




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                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Bluetooth is a product
                                                                                                                                                                                                          which targets global markets
                                                                                                                                                                                                          and a variety of applications.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          The statement that one
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bluetooth unit "will not work"
                                                                                                                                                                                                          with another is in my opinion     1. Introduce a mechanism to
                                                                                                                                                                                                          unacceptable for such a           identify and set the right mode
                                                                                                                                                                                                          product. Especialy that the       of operation in any country.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          frequency band in France,         2. Work with the regulatory
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Spain, Japan etc.is a subset of   bodies to change the
                                                                                                                                                                                                          the full band. A mechanism        regulations such that one of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          must be set to enable             the version will be accepted
                                                                                                                                                                                                          interworking of the two           worldwide.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          versions.                                                            REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            If a mechanism as in (1) will be   The disputed statement: "...products implementing the                                                    Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                      Note: This comment also                               introduced in the coming           reduced frequency band will not work with the products that                                              ICG Comment
                                                                                                                                                                                      appears within the XML file                           versions of the standard, or if    implement the full band..." refers to product implementations                                            #7 and #8 are
                                                                                                                                                                                      (SB1 #7) I submitted. I                               the committee is aware of          rather to a feature of the standard. These implementations                                               duplicates WE
                                                                                                                                                                                      submit it again to ensure it                          regulation changes I will be       are subject to government regulations beyond the                                                         NEED TO
                                                                                                                                                                                      reaches you in case there is                          more than happy to change          control of the standard (if I recall well, the 5GHz version of                                           CHOOSE ONE
            8                                    8518995           Freedman, Avraham   28                                46                       7.2                               T a problem with the XML file.                          my vote to Approve.                802.11 is illegal in Europe!)                                             R                  W           TO REJECT.


                                                                                                                                                                                      Power class 1 specifies a
                                                                                                                                                                                      maximum transmit power of
                                                                                                                                                                                      100mW, which is far in excess
                                                                                                                                                                                      of what is reasonably required
                                                                                                                                                                                      to provide RF coverage for a
                                                                                                                                                                                      10-meter personal operating
                                                                                                                                                                                      space (see 6.1.2.1). Indeed,                          Power class 1 should be
                                                                                                                                                                                      according to 6.1.2.1 the                              eliminated, or reduced to a
                                                                                                                                                                                      principal difference in radio                         maximum level which is
                                                                                                                                                                                      characteristics which justifies                       sensible for coverage of a 10-
                                                                                                                                                                                      the distinction between WLAN                          meter personal operating
                                                                                                                                                                                      and WPAN is that WLAN                                 space (such as 4mW or
                                                                                                                                                                                      radios are optimized to provide                       10mW). This has the ancillary
                                                                                                                                                                                      coverage on the order of 100                          benefit of simplifying the
                                                                                                                                                                                      meters at the expense of                              802.11 coexistence scenarios
                                                                                                                                                                                      power consumption, and                                by reducing the range at which
                                                                                                                                                                                      therefore typically use 100mW                         a Bluetooth piconet can
            9                                    06810238          Fischer, Michael    29                               34-48                     7.3                               T of transmit power!                                    interfere with an 802.11 BSS.                                                                                X                  O




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Change "should" to "shall"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         since as a non-mandatory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         recommendation the 802.11
                                                                                                                                                                                       This ought to be a                coexistence scenarios
                                                                                                                                                                                       requirement, not a                become even more
 10                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   30                                13                        7.3                                T recommendation.                   intractable.                                                                                              X                  O

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The 802.15.1 (draft) standard says that "...AUX1 packets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          should not be used with payload flow bit of "stop"..." On the
                                                                                                                                                                                       Given the stated reason for                                        other hand the comment suggest that the payload flow
                                                                                                                                                                                       not using payload flow bit        It would be far safer to specify control bit shall be ignored when received in AUX1 packets.
                                                                                                                                                                                       "stop" in AUX1 packets (lack that the flow bit="stop" is           What the standard says and what the comments suggest
                                                                                                                                                                                       of payload CRC in that packet ignored in received AUX1             are totally different. The standard recommends not using
                                                                                                                                                                                       format), a stronger               packets instead of suggesting AUX1 when payload flow control equals 0, the comment
                                                                                                                                                                                       enforcement of this non-use is that this bit "should not be        proposes ignoring payload flow control when AUX1 packets
 11                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   55                                52                       8.4.5.2                             T appropriate.                      used."                           are sent.                                                                R                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                       The final sentence above
                                                                                                                                                                                       figure 28 states that "The        Provide a clear definition of
                                                                                                                                                                                       described flushing procedure which functions are part of the
                                                                                                                                                                                       is considered optional,           optional procedure. If there is
                                                                                                                                                                                       although strongly                 a way to determine that this     REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                       recommended." It is unclear option has been implemented, The recommended flushing procedure refers to the whole
                                                                                                                                                                                       how much of the specified         add mention of such at least     paragraph to which the disputed statement resides (page
                                                                                                                                                                                       behavior is part of this optional here and probably in the PICS 61, lines 17-23). Furthermore, this is an internal
                                                                                                                                                                                       procedure. Also, how can one as well. If there is no               implementation feature not a standards requirement. A
                                                                                                                                                                                       determine if a given Bluetooth operational need for the            communicating partner does not need to know (it does not
                                                                                                                                                                                       device has implemented this       communication partner ever to effect
                                                                                                                                                                                       option? -- there are no PICS need to know whether this             interoperability, it simply is a suggestive practice to
                                                                                                                                                                                       entries which refer to clause     option is implemented, please baseband implementors). As such, there is no need to
                                                                                                                                                                                       8.5.3.2 nor to "flushing          add an explanation of why this specify, say in PICS, on
 12                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   61                               22-23                     8.5.3.2                             T procedure."                       is so.                           whether this feature has been implemented or not.                        R                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The actual calculation is not required as part of a standard.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        That is left for the user, but the user must understand that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        this calculation is not solely base on the LAP, HEC and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        CRC. Therefore this is not an issue. In order to get a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        packet to this level (i.e. baseband), a packet must have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Please add to the specification    passed at least two other error checking mechanism and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the necessary analysis,            frequency hopping sequence, plus the Master/Slave
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     including equation(s), to          procedures. One is the access code that uses the LAP ((24-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     quantify, for a given bit error    bit Bluetooth) (MAC)) and the second is the 1/3 FEC. In the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     rate on the wireless medium,       data transfer phase a frequency hopping sequence is used,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the probability that a device      thus if the intended (or unintended) device is not using the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     with an LAP equal to the LAP       same hopping sequence, then the likely hood of a packet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     of the intended recipient will     being received by an unintended device is based on the
                                                                                                                                                                                      Because the HEC and CRC        accept an erroneous                chance that the device happened to have used the same
                                                                                                                                                                                      are used to perform both error transmission intended for a        hopping frequency for this time slot. This is the case of two
                                                                                                                                                                                      detection and part of the      different UAP as an error-free     piconets. However, since the piconets are not
                                                                                                                                                                                      address matching, it is        packet to itself. For this         synchronized, even if the frequency hop matches for both
                                                                                                                                                                                      possible that a data error     analysis it is acceptable to       piconets the time slots would not be aligned, so the packet
                                                                                                                                                                                      during packet transfer could   assume a uniform likelihood of     would not be received by the unintended device. Also the
                                                                                                                                                                                      cause a packet with UAP        bit errors occuring at any bit     procedures defining the Master/Slave relationship for
                                                                                                                                                                                      mismatch to appear as an       position within the packet         transmission also provides error checking of received
                                                                                                                                                                                      error-free packet addressed to (although this will probably not   packets, since a slave is not to transmit a packet unless it
 13                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   63                               26-29                     8.5.4                              T this device.                   be true in practice).              receives a indication from the master that the slave is                  R                  W


                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Please add a statement that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     makes it clear that in 802.15.1,
                                                                                                                                                                                      Using the HEC and CRC to       unlike other 802 MAC/PHY
                                                                                                                                                                                      perform part of the address    protocols, HEC and/or CRC
                                                                                                                                                                                      matching function means that errors can and will occur on
                                                                                                                                                                                      some of the HEC and/or CRC packets that are received
                                                                                                                                                                                      errors detected in received    without errors, and therefore      REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                      packets will be due to UAP     HEC and/or CRC error counts        If this statement is needed based on the previous comment
                                                                                                                                                                                      mismatch instead of errors     in 802.15.1 must not be used       [SB1 #13], then this statement is not relevant, since the
                                                                                                                                                                                      occurring during transfer over in assessment of                   previous comment was not deemed to be correct and
 14                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   63                               26-29                     8.5.4                              T the wireless medium.           communication link reliability.    therefore does not support this inclusion.                               R                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                       How is the possibility of an
                                                                                                                                                                                       address collision detected?
                                                                                                                                                                                       (What I am calling an address
                                                                                                                                                                                       collision is the case where two
                                                                                                                                                                                       or more stations have MAC
                                                                                                                                                                                       addresses with the same LAP
                                                                                                                                                                                       and UAP, so these addresses
                                                                                                                                                                                       differ only within the NAP
                                                                                                                                                                                       portion.) The LAP is assigned
                                                                                                                                                                                       by the manufacturer of the
                                                                                                                                                                                       Bluetooth device, and equal
                                                                                                                                                                                       LAP values can be expected
                                                                                                                                                                                       to exist within each OUI. The
                                                                                                                                                                                       UAP includes only 8 of the 22
                                                                                                                                                                                       significant bits of the OUI, so
                                                                                                                                                                                       each (LAP,UAP) pair can
                                                                                                                                                                                       represent any of up to 16384
                                                                                                                                                                                       devices, each of which has a
                                                                                                                                                                                       unique IEEE 48-bit MAC
                                                                                                                                                                                       addresses. At a time when
                                                                                                                                                                                       other communication
                                                                                                                                                                                       standards (at ISO, IETF, etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                       are moving toward addresses
                                                                                                                                                                                       with 64 to 80 bits, I have
                                                                                                                                                                                       serious concerns about the
                                                                                                                                                                                       advisability of standardizing a
                                                                                                                                                                                       nominally universal, self-        Add a mechanism for
                                                                                                                                                                                       configuring protocol that uses    detecting and resolving            REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                       a 32-bit subset of the 48-bit     address collisions, or include a   The remedy suggested is what the baseband procedures
                                                                                                                                                                                       MAC address. It is also           reference to the existing          describe. This is a complicated mechanism, and can not be
                                                                                                                                                                                       arguable that a 32-bit address    mechanism which provides           summarized into a single statement. The reference is the
 15                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   117                              46-54                     8.13.1                              T space is insufficient for         this detection and resolution.     entire baseband clause.                                              R                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Please add the necessary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       specifications, either in this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       clause or by reference if there
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       are more appropriate clauses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in which to place these
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       additional details. The primary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       questions that must be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       answered are listed below:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A) How are source and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       destination MAC addresses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       conveyed between peer MAC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       entities? Addresses at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MAC SAP must be complete,
                                                                                                                                                                                      This subclause is seriously      48-bit MAC addresses even
                                                                                                                                                                                      incomplete. To achieve           though the Bluetooth protocol
                                                                                                                                                                                      interoperability between peer    uses a 32-bit subset of these
                                                                                                                                                                                      MAC entities there needs to      addresses.
                                                                                                                                                                                      be sufficient specification of                                                                                       Editors Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                      how the parameters of MA-        B) How and where are the                                                            DEC What
                                                                                                                                                                                      UNITDATA.request are used        "extra" addresses needed for                                                        happen to the
                                                                                                                                                                                      in the generation of any the     LAN integration generated and                                                       text that I
                                                                                                                                                                                      resulting MPDU(s) at the         recognized? Unless the                                                              provided on this
                                                                                                                                                                                      source station, thereby          entities which provide LAN                                                          subject matter?
                                                                                                                                                                                      allowing a destination station   integration (called "access                                                         I think that I
                                                                                                                                                                                      running an independent           points" in 6.2.3.3) are                                                             submitted it
                                                                                                                                                                                      implementation of the MAC to     constrained to be fully                                                             before the
                                                                                                                                                                                      recover the relevant             transparent, 802.1D MAC                                                             Phoenix
                                                                                                                                                                                      information from received        bridges, transfers to and from                                                      meeting. I know
                                                                                                                                                                                      MPDUs for reporting in the       an integrated LAN need a third                                                      Micheal Camp
                                                                                                                                                                                      corresponding MA-                address to permit                                                                   did not like what
 16                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   440                              1-42                      12.2.1                             T UNITDATA.indication.             distinguishing the address of                        X                  O           I had proposed.




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                                                                                                                                                                                       An "access point" (in the
                                                                                                                                                                                       sense this term is used in
                                                                                                                                                                                       6.2.3.3) that provides
                                                                                                                                                                                       integration of a Bluetooth
                                                                                                                                                                                       piconet or scatternet with an
                                                                                                                                                                                       802.3 network may receive,
                                                                                                                                                                                       from the 802.3 network, both
                                                                                                                                                                                       802.3-format MPDUs (where
                                                                                                                                                                                       the 13th and 14th octets          Please ensure that the
                                                                                                                                                                                       contain the MSDU length           material added to define the
                                                                                                                                                                                       value) and Ethernet-format        normative functionality of the
                                                                                                                                                                                       MPDUs (where the 13th and         "access point" includes the
                                                                                                                                                                                       14th octets contain a protocol    mechanism to convey the
                                                                                                                                                                                       type identifier and there is no   Ethertype. For most protocols
                                                                                                                                                                                       length value transmitted in the   it is possible to define
                                                                                                                                                                                       frame). In the later case a       mechanisms that are more
                                                                                                                                                                                       mechanism is needed to            efficient, especially in terms of
                                                                                                                                                                                       convey correctly the protocol     overhead per packet, than
                                                                                                                                                                                       type identifier to the MAC SAP    802.1H; but it is less clear that
                                                                                                                                                                                       at the addressed recipient,       it is worth the effort to do so,
                                                                                                                                                                                       which could be a Bluetooth        and I have no preference for
                                                                                                                                                                                       device. The typical               how the Ethertype is
                                                                                                                                                                                       mechanism used on 802             conveyed, just a concern that
                                                                                                                                                                                       networks is defined in ISO/IEC    if unspecified it may not be
                                                                                                                                                                                       11802-5:1997 (more                conveyed in an interoperable
 17                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   440                              1-42                      12.2.1                              T commonly known as 802.1H).        manner.                                                  X                  O
                                                                                                                                                                                       This statement is true, but       It would be of value to identify
                                                                                                                                                                                       adds no value, as the             which sequences actually
                                                                                                                                                                                       equivalent diagram exists in      occur when LLC is used over
 18                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   440                              46-47                     12.2.1                              T 8802-2.                           the 802.15.1 MAC.                                        X                  O




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Please add a subclause, either
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          here or in clause 6, entitled
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          "Reference Model" and which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          shows the relationship
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          between the conventional 802
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          layering, with a data section
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          containing LLC above MAC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          above PHY and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          management section along the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          right side. An alternative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          would be to modify figure 149
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and add labels and/or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          explanatory text to distinguish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the purposes of each of the 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SAPs shown at the top of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MAC. A good example of an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          802-style diagram of a multi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SAP MAC is figure 3-1 of 8802-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6:1994, which contains 3 data
                                                                                                                                                                                       As this a draft 802 standard, it   SAPs: "MAC Service to LLC,"
                                                                                                                                                                                       would be useful and                "Connection Oriented Data
                                                                                                                                                                                       appropriate to provide a           Service," and "Isochronous
                                                                                                                                                                                       context for the mapping            Service," with only the first of
                                                                                                                                                                                       between Bluetooth and IEEE         these 3 located beneath LLC.
                                                                                                                                                                                       802 concepts that makes            This seems to be quite similar
                                                                                                                                                                                       sense from an 802 point of         in concept to the LLC (should
                                                                                                                                                                                       view to supplement figure 149,     be MAC) SAP, L2CAP SAP,
                                                                                                                                                                                       which makes sense (hopefully)      and SCO SAP, respectively in
 19                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   443                              44-54                     12.3.2                              T from a Bluetooth point of view.    figure 149.                                             X                  O




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                                                                                                                                                                                       The third arrow from the left in
                                                                                                                                                                                       figure 149 is labeled "LLC
                                                                                                                                                                                       SAP" which is inconsistent
                                                                                                                                                                                       with the MAC and PHY layer
                                                                                                                                                                                       designations at the right side
                                                                                                                                                                                       of this figure and with the
                                                                                                                                                                                       material in clause 12.2. If this
                                                                                                                                                                                       is really the LLC SAP, then
                                                                                                                                                                                       clause 12.2, or a new clause
                                                                                                                                                                                       in that part of the document,
                                                                                                                                                                                       needs to contain definitions of
                                                                                                                                                                                       the DL-UNITDATA.request
                                                                                                                                                                                       and DL-UNITDATA.indication
                                                                                                                                                                                       primitives (see clause 2.2.1.1      Either correct the label from
                                                                                                                                                                                       of 8802-2:1998), and the            "LLC SAP" to "MAC SAP" or
                                                                                                                                                                                       location of the MAC SAP             add a MAC SAP at the proper
                                                                                                                                                                                       needs to be added to figure         place and add definitions of
                                                                                                                                                                                       149. It seems more likely that      the LLC SAP service
                                                                                                                                                                                       the label on the third arrow is     primitives, at least for Type 1
                                                                                                                                                                                       incorrect, and should be            service, as a new subclause
 20                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   444                              1-33                      12.3.2                              T changed to "MAC SAP."               within clause 12.                                                                                     X                  O


                                                                                                                                                                                                                           I recommend changing the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           HCI SAP so it is described as
                                                                                                                                                                                       The relationship of HCI             an MLME SAP for the 802.15
                                                                                                                                                                                       primitives to L2CAP primitives      MAC that provides primitives
                                                                                                                                                                                       is unclear in the context of this   which map to {an identified
                                                                                                                                                                                       clause. Both the L2CAP and          subset of?} the Bluetooth HCI
                                                                                                                                                                                       HCI SAPs are shown at the           functions. This approach also
                                                                                                                                                                                       top of the MAC, but clearly         has the advantage of fitting
                                                                                                                                                                                       they are not two paths that         well with the stated reasons for
                                                                                                                                                                                       provide equivalent                  removing implementation-
                                                                                                                                                                                       functionality. Based on             specific specification
                                                                                                                                                                                       information in some of the          subclauses from clause 11 --
                                                                                                                                                                                       cited external (Bluetooth SIG)      in effect replacing a set of
                                                                                                                                                                                       documents it appears that the       implementation-oriented
                                                                                                                                                                                       HCI SAP should be                   specifications with an abstract
                                                                                                                                                                                       considered from an 802 point        management interface that          REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                       of view to be a MAC                 provides equivalent, but           The HCI is not only management but data as well. Since
                                                                                                                                                                                       Management SAP rather than          implementation-neutral             Bluetooth does not provide a single system/architecture
 21                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   445                              30                        12.3.2                              T a MAC Data SAP.                     functionality.                     view, no solution will be correct.                                 R                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                                            I disagree strongly with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                            statement "These {Bluetooth
                                                                                                                                                                                                            clock, buffers, flow control,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ARQ, SEQN} are important,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            but not so from a behavior
                                                                                                                                                                                                            point of view in the overall
                                                                                                                                                                                                            understanding of things.

                                                                                                                                                                                        ... Our plan is to implement
                                                                                                                                                                                        these last, if then. {emphasis
                                                                                                                                                                                        mine} As a minimum, if this
                                                                                                                                                                                        statement is true there needs                                                        REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                        to be a much clearer                                                                 These three items are not standardizable things, especially
                                                                                                                                                                                        explanation of what behavior                                                         the buffers. The SDL language has a built in channel and
                                                                                                                                                                                        this SDL model is attempting                                                         buffering system (First in First Out). Since real buffers
                                                                                                                                                                                        to define and to promote the                                                         require manipulation (i.e. not FIFO), the built-in features of
                                                                                                                                                                                        understanding of. After all, the                                                     SDL cannot be used. Therefore a buffering and channel
                                                                                                                                                                                        primary place within the scope                                                       scheme must be created using other features of the SDLs.
                                                                                                                                                                                        of 802.15.1 where there is an                                                        However, since the standard can not require an
                                                                                                                                                                                        exposed interface BETWEEN                           I recommend that the mention implementation scheme on buffer management, then neither
                                                                                                                                                                                        devices (which is where the                         of of unimportance, and the "... can the SDLs. The Bluetooth Clock is not standardized
                                                                                                                                                                                        interoperability created by this                    if then" be deleted, and that    either. The SDL language does not provide a clock. So
                                                                                                                                                                                        standard must exist) is the                         the listed items be included in again a clock behavior would need to be contructed using
                                                                                                                                                                                        wireless medium -- and a                            the complete version SDL         other features of the SDL. Finally the ARQ is use to confirm
                                                                                                                                                                                        substantial part of the behavior                    model. I agree that it is        delivery or to retransmitt a lost packet, that is needed to be
                                                                                                                                                                                        that can be observed on the                         appropriate to add these items stored in a buffer/channel not a built-in SDL feature. See
                                                                                                                                                                                        wireless medium involves                            to the model near the end of     8.8 on Transmit and Receive procedures. Significant
                                                                                                                                                                                        packet exchanges that use                           its development, as doing so amounts of work would be needed to implement these "real"
                                                                                                                                                                                        one or more of flow control,                        will reduce the effort required features in SDL, while the behavior gain would be minimal.
                                                                                                                                                                                        ARQ (retry), and SEQN                               for testing of higher-level      An SDL model does not necessarily implement every aspect
                                                                                                                                                                                        (duplicate filtering), and all                      functions within the SDL         of a system. Therefore it is important to note what is not
 22                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   482                              23-30                     B.1.2.2.1                            T such exchanges occur under                          model.                           modeled.                                                                  R                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          This omission should be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          rectified, by including a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          specification of the mechanism
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          for interoperable transfer of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LAN traffic (802-style MSDUs)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          over Bluetooth piconets as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          new section in the completed
                                                                                                                                                                                        "Similar to but not exactly the   SDL description. This is a
                                                                                                                                                                                        IEEE's protocol stack model"      topic that the Bluetooth
                                                                                                                                                                                        is a curious statement to find    specifications do not address
                                                                                                                                                                                        in an IEEE 802 draft. Given       in sufficient detail, and is
                                                                                                                                                                                        that Annex B is identified in     clearly a topic about which an
                                                                                                                                                                                        clause 5.2 as "a value add by     IEEE P802.15.1 standard
                                                                                                                                                                                        IEEE" rather than as an item      derived from Bluetooth v1.1
                                                                                                                                                                                        closely derived from a            can actually add significant
                                                                                                                                                                                        preexisting Bluetooth             value to those specifications
                                                                                                                                                                                        document, there is no obvious     already published by the
                                                                                                                                                                                        reason why this annex should      Bluetooth SIG. Indeed, the
                                                                                                                                                                                        not use the IEEE's protocol       existence of a normative
                                                                                                                                                                                        stack model. Of even greater      mechanism for MSDU transfer
                                                                                                                                                                                        importance is the fact that a     between peer MAC entities
                                                                                                                                                                                        description of the MAC SAP is     using the 802.15 MAC/PHY is
                                                                                                                                                                                        absent in both the current SDL    implicit in the position that the   REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                        model and list of changes         802.15 MAC/PHY box appears          Since the SDLs are informative, a normative mechanism for
                                                                                                                                                                                        known to be needed to             in the overview diagram on          MSDU can not be accomplished unless the Annex is
 23                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   482                              37-38                     B.1.2.2.2                            T complete this model.              page ii.                            normative                                                            R                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The P802.15.1 task group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          needs to decide whether the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SDL model is to be normative
                                                                                                                                                                                        The intent implied in the         or informative, then to stick
                                                                                                                                                                                        statement "The SDL model is       with that decision. EITHER
                                                                                                                                                                                        a work in progress and Project    change Annex B to a
                                                                                                                                                                                        802.15.1 anticipates the day      normative annex in the next
                                                                                                                                                                                        when we can provide this as a     revision of this draft which is
                                                                                                                                                                                        normative annex -- until such     sent out for ballot (my
                                                                                                                                                                                        time this SDL model is for        preference), OR decide to
                                                                                                                                                                                        informative use only" is          leave Annex B as an
                                                                                                                                                                                        absurd. Attempting to change      informative annex and state
                                                                                                                                                                                        a 580-page portion of this        this in the next revision of
                                                                                                                                                                                        document (e.g. 50%, which will    Annex B. Note that changing
                                                                                                                                                                                        probably have grown to well       Annex B to a normative annex
                                                                                                                                                                                        over 60% by the time the SDL      does not mean that 100% of
                                                                                                                                                                                        model is complete) from           the Bluetooth protocol
                                                                                                                                                                                        informative to normative          functionality needs to be
                                                                                                                                                                                        AFTER approval of a version       described therein. Instead of
                                                                                                                                                                                        in which the prose is the sole    the present "... until such time
                                                                                                                                                                                        normative content is              ..." statement, I recommend
                                                                                                                                                                                        tantamount to redefining the      that the group select an
                                                                                                                                                                                        whole protocol. The               appropriate subset of
                                                                                                                                                                                        complexity of both the formal     Bluetooth for which the SDL
                                                                                                                                                                                        model and the Bluetooth           model is useful, include a
                                                                                                                                                                                        protocols themselves is far too   (reasonably) complete              REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                        great for the voters in that      description of that subset into    It is not the intent to change the status of annex B from
                                                                                                                                                                                        subsequent sponsor ballot to      Annex B of the next draft sent     Informative to Normative during the balloting this version of
                                                                                                                                                                                        determine equivalence             for ballot, and replace the        the draft standard. The Annex B (SDLs) is marked as
                                                                                                                                                                                        between the prose and the         "work in progress ..."             informative and will stay that way for this version of the draft
                                                                                                                                                                                        SDL within a 30 day ballot        disclaimer with a statement of     standard. It is hoped that future revisions of this standard
 24                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   482                              46-47                     B.1.2.2.2                            T period.                           what is and is not described in    will change Annex B to normative.                                           R                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Either allow LLC type 2 or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          provide an explanation. It may
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          be acceptable, even
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          appropriate, to omit support for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LLC type 2, but as a minimum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          there should be mention of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          why connection oriented
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          service is omitted when the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          L2CAP protocol is clearly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          capable of providing such a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          service. Also, if LLC type 2 is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          not going to be supported,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          remove the inconsistency
                                                                                                                                                                                         Since L2CAP supports             between 12.1, which states
                                                                                                                                                                                         connections, it is unclear why that only LLC type 1 is
                                                                                             15-29 on                                                                                    LLC type 2 connection            supported, and 12.2.1, which
                                                                                             p.437, 34-                                                                                  oriented service service is not mentions LSDUs generated
                                                                                      437 and 35 on                                               12.1 and                               supported along with LLC type internally by LLC as part of        REJECT.
 25                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael     440    p.440                                               12.2.1                              T 1 connectionless service.        type 2 service.                  There is nothing prohibiting LLC type 2 from L2CAP.            R                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                         This clause appears to have
                                                                                                                                                                                         been copied from 8802-2,
                                                                                                                                                                                         clause 2.3.2.2, which defines
                                                                                                                                                                                         MA-UNITDATA.indication from Please modify this clause to
                                                                                                                                                                                         the LLC side of the MAC SAP. be a definition of the MA-
                                                                                                                                                                                         Much of this text is             UNITDATA.indication primitive
                                                                                                                                                                                         inappropriate when defining      and associated parameter
                                                                                                                                                                                         the MAC side of the MAC SAP values that will actually be
                                                                                               49-54                                                                                     (for example, line 22 on page generated by 802.15.1 MAC
 26                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   440-441 and 1-47                                             12.2.2                              T 441).                            entities.                                                                                       X                  O
                                                                                                                                                                                         This clause appears to have
                                                                                                                                                                                         been copied from 8802-2,
                                                                                                                                                                                         clause 2.3.2.3, which defines
                                                                                                                                                                                         MA-UNITDATA-
                                                                                                                                                                                         STATUS.indication from the
                                                                                                                                                                                         LLC side of the MAC SAP.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Much of this text is             Please modify this clause to
                                                                                                                                                                                         inappropriate when defining      be a definition of the MA-
                                                                                                                                                                                         the MAC side of the MAC SAP UNITDATA-STATUS.indication
                                                                                                                                                                                         (a glaring example is the        primitive and associated
                                                                                                                                                                                         discussion of an "excessive      parameter values that will
                                                                                               49-54                                                                                     collisions" status value on line actually be generated by
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                                                                                                                                                                                          This is a critically important
                                                                                                                                                                                          section that appears to be
                                                                                                                                                                                          seriously incomplete. A useful
                                                                                                                                                                                          nomenclature is defined, along
                                                                                                                                                                                          with references to appropriate
                                                                                                                                                                                          items in the foregoing clauses.
                                                                                                                                                                                          There is also useful
                                                                                                                                                                                          information in the attempt to
                                                                                                                                                                                          identify what portions of the
                                                                                                                                                                                          Bluetooth functional
                                                                                                                                                                                          decomposition correspond to
                                                                                                                                                                                          the 802 PHY layer and 802
                                                                                                                                                                                          MAC sublayer. However,              Please define which L2CA
                                                                                                                                                                                          there is no information about       primitives are generated, in
                                                                                                                                                                                          what L2CA primitives are            what order, to perform the MA-
                                                                                                                                                                                          generated, in what order, to        UNITDATA.request function;
                                                                                                                                                                                          perform the MA-                     which L2CA_Indications cause
                                                                                                                                                                                          UNITDATA.request function;          an MA-UNITDATA.indication;
                                                                                                                                                                                          what L2CA_Indications cause         and which transmission status
                                                                                                                                                                                          an MA-UNITDATA.indication;          information is conveyed in the
                                                                                                                                                                                          nor what transmission status        MA-UNITDATA-
                                                                                                                                                                                          information is conveyed in the      STATUS.indication and which
                                                                                                                                                                                          MA-UNITDATA-                        (if any) L2CA_Confirm
                                                                                                                                                                                          STATUS.indication and which         messages supply this status
                                                                                                                                                                                          (if any) L2CA_Confirm               information. State whether
                                                                                                                                                                                          messages supply this status         these definitions are strict
                                                                                                                                                                                          information. Without a              (normative) or exemplary
                                                                                                                                                                                          definition of the mapping           (informative), with
                                                                                                                                                                                          between the MAC SAP                 consideration for whether
                                                                                                                                                                                          primitives and L2CA                 interoperation of peer MAC
                                                                                                                                                                                          primitives, there is insufficient   entities will be reliable if these
 28                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   443-447                             1-54                      12.3.2                              T information to understand the       definitions are exemplary.                                                                                    X                  O

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Either clarify this mention of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          "not necessarily" by identifying
                                                                                                                                                                                          This sentence states that       when SEQN does change in
                                                                                                                                                                                          "Flushing will not necessarily conjunction with flush, or                REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                          result in a change in the       correct figure 28 and the                The figure only shows one view at one point in time and
                                                                                                                                                                                          SEQN bit value ..." but based associated text in the previous            receiveing only one packet, but the text refers to other
                                                                                                                                                                                          on figure 28 it appears that    section. The wording in the              points in time due to the fact that packets are stored in
                                                                                                                                                                                          flushing NEVER results in a     previous section can be                  buffers before being "really sent". This can be read from the
                                                                                                                                                                                          change to the SEQN bit value, interpreted to indicate there              text. So if another packet arrives after a Flush (which does
                                                                                                                                                                                          since there is only one "invert are really multiple places               not invert the SEQN of the payload to be sent as indicated
                                                                                                                          27-47                                                           SEQN" symbol and all            where a "flush" decision can             in the figure) that indicates an ACK, then the SEQN is
                                                                                                                         and 14-                                                          possible flush paths go around occur, but only one such place            inverted and eventual sent with an inverted SEQN, thus the
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                                                                                                                                                                                                Figure 1 shows 802.15 as one                                                       PROPOSED ACCEPT.
                                                                                                                                                                                                of the MAC+PHY boxes,                                                              In principle this comment is correct and his remedy on
                                                                                                                                                                                                located beneath 802.1 which                                                        modifying Figure 1 so that 802.15.1 is not directly under
                                                                                                                                                                                                is, in turn, beneath 802.2.                                                        802.1 bridging may resolve many a headache. However, it
                                                                                                                                                                                                Furthermore, the text just                                                         may also cause new ones as people may protest
                                                                                                                                                                                                above the figure states that                                                       modification of Figure 1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                the figure shows the
                                                                                                                                                                                                relationships among a family of                                                     One approach is to modify Figure 1 only partially (not as
                                                                                                                                                                                                standards. This would lead                                                          recommended in Figure 1). We may draw a "shim" layer on
                                                                                                                                                                                                the reader to expect that the                                                       top of 802.15.1 (note the figure should have "802.15.1" and
                                                                                                                                                                                                802.15.1 standard defines a                                                         not "802.15"). The shim layer will be implemented in
                                                                                                                                                                                                MAC/PHY pair that includes a                                                        conjunction with an "802 LAN attachment gateway" (see
                                                                                                                                                                                                mechanism for "LAN-like" PDU                                                        resolution to comments 3 & 5) allowing an 802.15.1 WPAN
                                                                                                                                                                                                exchange, and that an                                                               participating in communication with other 802 LANs. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                802.15.1 network can be                            EITHER modify Figure 1 so as shim layer is used to emphasize that an 802.15.1 is a truly a
                                                                                                                                                                                                interconnected with networks                       to position 802.15 beneath       new breed of 802 networks that needs this shim layer to
                                                                                                                                                                                                using other 802.x MAC/PHY                          802.2 but not beneath 802.1, attach to "legacy/traditional" 802 LANs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                pairs via a MAC bridge (of the                     and add text to state that
                                                                                                                                                                                                sort defined by 802.1D).                           802.15 cannot be used with       We may then state that this standard focuses only on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                However, it is unclear that this                   802.1 MAC bridges; OR add        MAC and PHY of an 802.15.1 WPAN. Note that this view is
                                                                                                                                                                                                expectation is true. The                           new subclauses which define not inconsistent with Figure 3, which shows LLC "within" the
                                                                                                                                                                                                802.15.1 draft contains no                         the required functionality in    OTHER box (we can similarly add the 802.1 bridging "within"
                                                                                                                                                                                                description of how such                            sufficient normative detail that the OTHER box). Note, again, that what's in the OTHER box
                                                                                                                                                                                                interconnection and/or                             compatibility with MAC bridges is outside the focus of the current specification (but there
                                                                                                                                                                                                bridging might be                                  can be established. Under the nothing that says they cannot be accommodated within an
                                                                                                                                                                                                accomplished, and contains                         later alternative I would expect 802 LAN attachment gateway if needed).
                                                                                                                                                                                                an incomplete definition of the                    the required functionality to
                                                                                                                                                                                                MAC SAP (which is the                              exist solely or primarily at     When the SIG PAN group releases its specification for
                                                                                                                                                                                                subject of a separate ballot                       those devices which 6.2.3.3      access points (a.k.a. 802 LAN attachment gateways), we                                                Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                                comment) which is insufficient                     refers to as "access points,"    may have an addendum to this specification adopting the                                               ICG the BRC
                                                                                         ii and 21-                                                    Introduction,                            to make it clear how a MAC                         rather than having to exist at SIG PAN solution (assuming OK'ed by the SIG and our WG                                                  needs to clarify
 30                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael          24                              7-24                         6.1, 6.2                            T bridge to/from a Bluetooth                         every Bluetooth device.          voters).                                                               D                  W           this response.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Change "The HCI" to "The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Host Controller Interface        ACCEPT.
 31                                              8518995           Freedman, Avraham             5                           36                            3.9                               E                      Define HCI                     (HCI)"                           The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                 A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The term LMP is not defined at Change "An LMP" to "A Link       ACCEPT.
 32                                              8518995           Freedman, Avraham             7                               1                         3.33                              E                      this stage                     Manager Protocol (LMP)"          The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                 A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ACCEPT.
 33                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.      15                               29                            5.2                               E                      "this clause, clause figure 5" "This clause, clause 5"          The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                 A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ACCEPT.
 34                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.      15                               31                            5.2                               E                      "this clause, clause figure 5" "This clause, clause 5"          The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                 A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ICG redraw
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 35                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.      16                               5-23                          5.2                               E when page is printed             Unknown                                            See comment resolution SB1 #31.                                         A                  W           ASCII art.




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Change "things" to
                                                                                                                                                                                         The word "things" is not     "instruments" or "of them" or        ACCEPT.
 36                                              8518995           Freedman, Avraham     19                                15                        6.1                               E approriate                   "devices"                            The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.            A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PIM databases in other               ACCEPT.
 37                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   19                                20                        6.1                               E PIM databases other personal personal                             The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.            A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                         respect the primarily                                             ACCEPT.
 38                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   19                                32                       6.1.1                              E funtionality                 respect the primary funtionality     The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.            A                  W

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Interconnecting personal
                                                                                                                                                                                         Connecting personal devices      devices is different from      ACCEPT.
 39                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   19                                43                       6.1.1                              E is different.                    computing device connectivity. The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.              A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                         A given piconet makes access
                                                                                                                                                                                         to only one instance of the      Change "media" to "medium"       ACCEPT.
 40                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael      21                                   1                     6.1.2.2                            E wireless medium.                 in the heading of this clause.   The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.            A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                         WLANs have not inherent or       WLANs do not have an             ACCEPT.
 41                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   21                                41                       6.1.2.3                            E implied lifespan                 inherent or implied lifespan     The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.            A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ACCEPT.
 42                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael      21                                41                       6.1.2.3                            E Typo                             change "not" to "no"             The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.            A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ICG redraw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            graphic into a
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                                                                                                                                                                                         Figure 3 graphic quality is poor                                  ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.                                                                             line graphic i.e.,
 43                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   22                               32-49                     6.2.1                              E when page is printed             Unknown                          See comment resolution SB1 #31.                                   A                  W           ASCII art.
                                                                                                                                                                                         kpbs is not standard SI or IEC
                                                                                                                                                                                         notation and is not consistent
                                                                                                                                                                                         with "kbit/s", as used on p.     Replace "kpbs" with "kbit/s"     ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.
 44                                              8122103               Marks, Roger      23                                50                       6.2.2                              E 727.                             (both places on line 10).        See Comment Resoultion SB1 #86                                    A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ICG redraw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            graphic into a
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                                                                                                                                                                                         Figure 4 graphic quality is poor                                  ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.                                                                             line graphic i.e.,
 45                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   23                               22-45                     6.2.2                              E when page is printed             Unknown                          See comment resolution SB1 #31.                                   A                  W           ASCII art.

                                                                                                                                                                                         This diagram is encoded at
                                                                                                                                                                                         72dpi, so when displayed on a
                                                                                                                                                                                         screen is hard to read at 100%
                                                                                                                                                                                         and worse at higher
                                                                                                                                                                                         magnifications. This is not a
                                                                                                                                                                                         problem with most other
                                                                                                                                                                                         diagrams in this draft. (A quick
                                                                                                                                                                                         check shows that several of
                                                                                                                                                                                         the other images in this part of                                                                                                                                   Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                         the draft are encoded at         I recommend reencoding the                                                                                                        ICG I need the
                                                                                                                                                                                         resolutions ranging from         source image for figure 4 at a   ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.                                                                             original source
 46                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael      23                               22-45                     6.2.2                              E 136dpi to 278dpi.)               higher resolution.               See comment resolution SB1 #31.                                   A                  W           from MikeM.




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                                                                                                                                                                                         A slave device at one              A slave device during one       ACCEPT.
 47                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   24                                17                       6.2.3.1                            E communications session             communications session          The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                    A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                         The reference to figure 4 is not
                                                                                                                                                                                         correct. Access points are         Change "Figure 4" to "Figure    ACCEPT.
 48                                              8518995           Freedman, Avraham     24                                41                       6.2.3.3                            E shown in fiure 6.                  6"                              The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                    A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Change "Figure 4" to "Figure    ACCEPT.
 49                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael      24                                41                       6.2.3.3                            E Typo                               6"                              The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                    A                  W

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Change the name of the entity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            which provides LAN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            integration to something other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            than "access point." One
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            candidate for an alternate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            name is "portal," which is what
                                                                                                                                                                                         The term "access point" is         802.11 calls the entity that
                                                                                                                                                                                         already used to mean               provides integration between
                                                                                                                                                                                         something else in 802.11, and      an 802.11 network and a non-
                                                                                                                                                                                         appears to mean yet another        WLAN 802 network -- hence
                                                                                                                                                                                         different thing to the Bluetooth   the concept of portal seems to
                                                                                                                                                                                         SIG, given the conflicting         be very similar to the the
                                                                                                                                                                                         usage of "access point" in         concept called "access point"
                                                                                                                                                                                         3.10. Continued use of             in 6.2.3.3. On the other hand,
                                                                                                                                                                                         "access point" as the name for     portal is not a particularly well-
                                                                                                                                                                                         the entity which provides LAN      liked term at 802.11, and a
                                                                                                                                                                                         integration for Bluetooth          completely new, non-               ACCEPT.
                                                                                                                                                                                         piconets is likely to lead to      overloaded name would be           Comment 50 (clause 6.2.3.3): Definition of access point and
 50                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael      24                                41                       6.2.3.3                            E avoidable confusion.               quite welcome.                     see resolution to comments SB1 #3 and #5.                              A                  W

                                                                                                                                                                                         In figure 5, "scatternet" is                                                                                                                                                Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                         illustrated, but none of the non-                                                                                                                                           ICG can I get
                                                                                                                                                                                         scatternet configurations is                                                                                                                                                inout from the
                                                                                                                                                                                         identified as a "piconet." Also, Add "piconet" where                                                                                                                        Editors of this
                                                                                                                                                                                         the caption text is incomplete appropriate and fix the caption                                                                                                              clause? CB &
 51                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael      24                               22-38                     6.2.3.2                            E and ends with a hyphen.           text.                        PROPOSED ACCEPT.                                                              D                  W           TS?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ICG redraw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     graphic into a
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                                                                                                                                                                                         Figure 6 graphic quality is poor                                   ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.                                                                                     line graphic i.e.,
 52                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   25                               1-20                       6.3                               E when page is printed             Unknown                           See comment resolution SB1 #31.                                           A                  W           ASCII art.
                                                                                                                                                                                         "The word "Inquiry" is not a                                       ACCEPT.
 53                                              8518995           Freedman, Avraham     26                                17                       6.3.1                              E verb                             Change "Inquiry" to "Inquire"     The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                    A                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ICG redraw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        graphic into a
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                                                                                                                                                                                          Figure 8 graphic quality is poor                                    ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.                                                      line graphic i.e.,
 54                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   27                               1-20                             7                            E when page is printed             Unknown                            See comment resolution SB1 #31.            A                  W           ASCII art.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Change the sentence to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           If transmitting antennas of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           directional gain greater than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           0dBi are used, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           transmission power shall be
                                                                                                                                                                                          The sentence is very badly       compensated according to the
                                                                                                                                                                                          worded. It is not clear how you applicable paragraphs in ETSI
                                                                                                                                                                                          compenstae for "applicable       ETS 300 328 or the FCC's
 55                                              8518995           Freedman, Avraham     29                                26                         7.3                               E paragraphs"                      CFR 47 part 15.                    PROPOSED ACCEPT.                           D                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                          8.4.5 is the payload format and
 56                                              8518995           Freedman, Avraham     31                                54                        7.3.3                              E not packet types                 Change "8.4.5" to "8.4.4"          PROPOSED ACCEPT.                           D                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ICG redraw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        graphic into a
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                                                                                                                                                                                          Figure 11 graphic quality is                                        ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.                                                      line graphic i.e.,
 57                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   39                               1-20                             8                            E poor when page is printed         Unknown                           See comment resolution SB1 #31.            A                  W           ASCII art.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Replace Figure 13 with figure
                                                                                                                                                                                          Figure 13 is missing a legend     5, where the notation is
 58                                              8518995           Freedman, Avraham     40                                28                         8.1                               E for master/slave                  clearer.                                                                     X                  O
                                                                                                                                                                                          Mbps is not standard SI or IEC                                      ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.
 59                                              8122103               Marks, Roger      45                                10                        7.4.8                              E notation.                      Replace "Mpbs" with "Mbit/s".        See Comment Resoultion SB1 #86             A                  W

                                                                                                                                                                                          The contents of an "undefined"
                                                                                                                                                                                          field in a transmitted packet
                                                                                                                                                                                          can be arbitrary, but the
                                                                                                                                                                                          second column of this table
                                                                                                                                                                                          states that the "undefined"
                                                                                                                                                                                          field is reserved for future use Change "undefined" to
                                                                                                                                                                                          and shall be set to zero in      "reserved" in the first column
 60                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael      50                               16-48                     8.4.4.1.4                           E transmitted packets.             of this table.                                                                X                  O
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Change to either "packet ... is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           received" or to "packets ... are
 61                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael      55                                43                       8.4.5.2                             E Grammar                          received"                                                                     X                  O
                                                                                                                                                                                          The wording of the statement
                                                                                                                                                                                          which begins "the master will Please reword this statement
                                                                                                                                                                                          respond…" is very awkward        so as to make its meaning
 62                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael      59                               26-27                     8.5.3.1                             E and its meaning is unclear.      clear.                                                                        X                  O




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ICG the original
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          graphic is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          correct BUT the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          IEEE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          FrameMaker to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Acrobat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          translation is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Change in figure 29 "roadcast" ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.                                                                             cropping the
 63                                              8518995           Freedman, Avraham   63                                   2                       8.5.3                              E Error in Figure 29               to "Broadcast"                 The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.            A                  W           graphic.
                                                                                                                                                                                         "We can check the packet …"
                                                                                                                                                                                         uses a very different style than
                                                                                                                                                                                         the other normative prose in
 64                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael    63                               21                          8.5.4                              E this draft.                      Please reword                                                                                    X                  O
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ICG the original
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          graphic is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          correct BUT the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          IEEE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          FrameMaker to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Acrobat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          translation is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Add "b" at the beginning of    ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.                                                                             cropping the
 65                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael    63                               29                          8.5.3                              E Typo                             "broadcast"                    The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.            A                  O           graphic.
                                                                                                                                                                                         in corresponds is not a good     Change "in coresponds" to      ACCEPT.
 66                                              8518995           Freedman, Avraham   96                               42                        8.10.8.4.2                           E phrase                           "corresponding"                The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.            A                  O
                                                                                                                                                                                         "Organizationally unique
                                                                                                                                                                                         identifier" is the correct
                                                                                                                                                                                         designation of the IEEE-
                                                                                                                                                                                         assigned portion of the 48-bit
                                                                                                                                                                                         MAC address -- see clause 5
                                                                                                                                                                                         of IEEE Std 802-1990.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Furthermore, listing this as
                                                                                                                                                                                         "company_id" in an 802
                                                                                                                                                                                         standard, which is what
                                                                                                                                                                                         appears in figure 71, could be
                                                                                                                                                                                         misinterpreted to mean that
                                                                                                                                                                                         organizationally unique
                                                                                                                                                                                         identifiers belonging to non-
                                                                                                                                                                                         corporate entities cannot be
                                                                                                                                                                                         used in the addresses of         Change "company_id" to
                                                                                                                                                                                         WPAN devices, which I            "organizationally unique
 67                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael    118                              1-10                       8.13.1                              E presume is not the intent.       identifier."                                                                                     X                  O




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                                                                                                                                                                                         The statement in the text,
                                                                                                                                                                                         about the level of protection of
                                                                                                                                                                                         64bit key refers to 1999. Is that
 68                                              8518995           Freedman, Avraham     122                              50                        8.14                               E still true?                       Change "1999" to "2001"                                                                       X                  O
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Editor Note:
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 69                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   149                              1-20                            9                            E poor when page is printed       Unknown                       See comment resolution SB1 #31.                                   A                  W           ASCII art.
                                                                                                                                                                                         The scope of the reference is                                 ACCEPT.
 70                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael      199                              27                         10                                E incorrect.                      change "document" to "clause" The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.            A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ICG redraw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        graphic into a
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                                                                                                                                                                                         Figure 95 graphic quality is                                   ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.                                                                            line graphic i.e.,
 71                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   199                              1-20                       10                                E poor when page is printed       Unknown                        See comment resolution SB1 #31.                                  A                  W           ASCII art.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Editor Note:
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                                                                                                                                                                                         Figure 134 graphic quality is                                  ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.                                                                            line graphic i.e.,
 72                                              40300055          McInnis, Michael D.   261                              1-20                       11                                E poor when page is printed       Unknown                        See comment resolution SB1 #31.                                  A                  W           ASCII art.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Editor Note:
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        graphic into a
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                                                                                                                                                                                         "defused" is clearly the wrong     Please replace with the proper
                                                                                                                                                                                         word, with the result that it is   word, or restructure this
                                                                                                                                                                                         totally unclear what this          sentence entirely so as to     ACCEPT.
 77                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael      443                               50                       12.3.2                             E sentence is attempting to say.     make its meaning clear.        The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.            A                  W
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                                                                                                                                                                                        The sole justifiable purpose for
                                                                                                                                                                                        an informative formal
                                                                                                                                                                                        description is to communicate
                                                                                                                                                                                        a precise description of
                                                                                                                                                                                        protocol details to potential
                                                                                                                                                                                        implementers (e.g. to transfer
                                                                                                                                                                                        information to humans, rather                                    REJECT.
                                                                                                                                                                                        than to the SDL tools on their                                   The author of the SDLs has labeled the signal lists and the
                                                                                                                                                                                        workstations). Therefore, the                                    channels with a naming convention that does not require the
                                                                                                                                                                                        SDL interaction diagrams need                                    Tau tool to determine their associations. By definition the
                                                                                                                                                                                        to be readable and potentially                                   SDLs are to be readable. Your thinking that SDL was
                                                                                                                                                                                        understandable to readers of                                     created for the few of us who use Tau is not correct. The
                                                                                                                                                                                        the published version of                                         SDLs are to be readable. The use of a machine/Tau just
                                                                                                                                                                                        802.15.1, not just to those few                                  takes advantage of the formal description to enable various
                                                                                                                                                                                        who have access to a                                             editing and other protocol development functions, something
                                                                                                                                                                                        workstation running Tau. This                                    English text can not do, since it is open for interpretation.
                                                                                                                                                                                        is especially true for members                                   The commentor must not just read one page of the SDLs
                                                                                                                                                                                        of the present ballot pool,                                      and expect to understand. The one page to which the
                                                                                                                                                                                        since the Tau files were not                                     commentor refers, block type bb_block 1/1 does not have a
                                                                                                                                                                                        part of this ballot package, so                                  key (because the reader must read the entire SDLs, not just
                                                                                                                                                                                        reading the SDL diagrams was                                     one page), but is easily determined by reviewing only this
                                                                                                                                                                                        the only option for those of us                                  page. The signal lists are prefixed with "sig_"; the
                                                                                                                                                                                        among the voters who know                                        destination points are indicated before and after the "2" or
                                                                                                                                                                                        SDL. In the form presented in                                    "_"; the direction of the signal lists are determined base on
                                                                                                                                                                                        D0.9.2, many of these                                            its position. For example "(sig_control2lm)" is read as a
                                                                                                                                                                                        interaction diagrams (for          Please ensure that in future  signal list that comes from control and goes to (i.e. 2) the lm.
                                                                                                                                                                                        example bb_block-1 on page         drafts the symbols on the SDL The commentor's comment was anticipated, and that is why
                                                                                                                                                                                        496) are essentially               interaction diagrams are      the author has defined a labeling convention. Comment not
                                                                                                                                                  B.2.2 and                             unreadable because it is not       placed, and the channels      accepted.
                                                                                                                                                    other                               possible to determine which        routed, so as to make the     There is also no need to distribute the raw SDLs with the
                                                                                                                                                 subclauses                             channel names and which            names and signal list         next ballot as this does not provide any clarification to the
 80                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   496                              1-54                      in annex B                           E signal lists are associated with   associations unambiguous.     commentor's comment.                                                        R                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                        In figure G.1 (and figures G.14
                                                                                                                                                                                        and thereafter) the text is
                                                                                                                                                                                        encoded as text lines in the
                                                                                                                                                                                        PDF file, allowing Acrobat to
                                                                                                                                                                                        generate the font (Helvetica in
                                                                                                                                                                                        all cases which I checked).
                                                                                                                                                                                        This yields an MSC which is a
                                                                                                                                                                                        very easy to read on the
                                                                                                                                                                                        screen. In figures G.2 through
                                                                                                                                                                                        G.13 the text is encoded as
                                                                                                                                                                                        one or more separate paths
                                                                                                                                                                                        for each character, which
                                                                                                                                                                                        forces Acrobat to draw the
                                                                                                                                                                                        character as a set of line
                                                                                                                                                                                        segments and arcs, and
                                                                                                                                                                                        prevents the use of character-
                                                                                                                                                                                        oriented anti-aliasing because
                                                                                                                                                                                        Acrobat does not know it is
                                                                                                                                                                                        drawing a character. This        Please render figures G.2         PROPOSED ACCEPT.
                                                                                       1118-                                                                                            yields an MSC which is very      through G.13 in the same          The BRC agrees but we need to review the drawing skills
 81                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael    1131                              1-54                         G                               E difficult to read on the screen. manner as figure G.1.             remaining in the Project vs. the IEEE-SA Project Editor.                  D                  W

                                                                                                                                                                                        This text and figure 99 only
                                                                                                                                                                                        mention protocols defined in
                                                                                                                                                                                        volume 2 of the Bluetooth
                                                                                                                                                                                        specification. Conspicuously
                                                                                                                                                                                        missing is conventional LAN
                                                                                                                                                                                        traffic, whether in the form of
                                                                                                                                                                                        MSDUs or LLC. This omission
                                                                                                                                                                                        may be appropriate for the
                                                                                              18-54 on                                                                                  Bluetooth specifications, but is
                                                                                              p.201, 1-                                                                                 not appropriate for an
                                                                                                23 on                                                                                   802.15.1 specification which       Please add mention of 802-
                                                                                                p.202,                                                                                  fits into the 802 family of        type MSDUs and/or LPDUs to
                                                                                                 also                                                                                   standards in the location          the appropriate paragraphs of
 82                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael   201-202 figure 99                                            10.1.1                             E shown on page ii of this draft.    this clause and to figure 99.                                                                             X                  O

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Editor Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                        The SDL specification is badly                                                                                                                                              ICG an e-mail
                                                                                                                                                                                        documented. It seems                                               PROPOSED ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.                                                                            was sent
                                                                                                                                                                                        questionable whether it really                                     However, we need more input from the commenter i.e., what                                                27Aug01 but no
                                                                                                                                                                                        makes sense to include this    However, I leave it up to the       are the specific change(s) required to satisfy your objections                                           response as of
 83                                              08940611          Martini, Peter       481                                  0                      B.1                               E informational part.            WG to decide.                       to the current text.                                                      D                  W           29Aug01 7am.




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              These two functions are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              substantially different and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              should be identified using two
                                                                                                                                                                                           The term "access point" is         different names. Select new
                                                                                                                                                                                           used in these two clauses to       names for at least one, if not
                                                                                                                                                                                           refer to two different entities,   both, of these uses of "access
                                                                                                                         40 on p.5                                                         one providing PSTN access          point" and substitute the new    ACCEPT.
                                                                                       5 and                              and 41                     3.10 and                              and the other providing LAN        name in the appropriate          Comment 84 (clauses 3.10 / 6.2.3.3): Definition of access
 84                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael      24                               on p.24                     6.2.3.3                            E integration.                       place(s) in the draft.           point and see resolution to comments SB1 #3 and #5.                     A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Change paragraph formatting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              to force the figure caption to
                                                                                                                          50-54                                                                                               be on the same page as the       ACCEPT.
 85                                              06810238          Fischer, Michael    52-53                              and 1                      8.4.4.2.4                          E Orphan                              figure diagram.                  The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                  A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                          The symbol for kilobit per
                                                                                                                                                                                          second is kb/s, not kbps. The
                                                                                                                                                                                          symbol for megabit per second Please make the change                 ACCEPT.
 86                                              601054               Barrow, Bruce          0                                 0                            0                           C is Mb/s, not Mbps.            globally.                              The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                  A                  W

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Draft Standard for Information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              technology---
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Telecommunications and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              information exchange between
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              systems---Local and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              metropolitan area networks---
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Specific requirements

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Part 15.1: Wireless Medium
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Access Control (MAC) and
                                                                                                                                                                                          For consistency in all IEEE         Physical Layer (PHY)
                                                                                                                                                                                          802 Standards, the name of          specifications for Wireless
                                                                                                                                                                                          document should read as             Personal Area Networks            ACCEPT.
 87                                                                Longman, Jennifer         0                                 0                            0                           C follows:                            (WPANs^TM)                        The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                 A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ACCEPT IN PRINCIPLE.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Editors created subclause "5.2 The origin of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                document and layout" to address this legal issue; as
                                                                                                                                                                                          Review all instances of text,                                         referenced in IEEE-BSIG License Agreement addendum or
                                                                                                                                                                                          figures, tables, etc., taken        All must be clearly identified as the Front Matter page I in the copyright notice. Clauses 7-
                                                                                                                                                                                          directly from the Bluetooth         coming from the Bluetooth         11, Annexes A (PICS) and C-G are directly sourced from
 88                                                                Longman, Jennifer         0                                 0                            0                           C Specification.                      Spec.                             the Bluetooth Specifications.                                          D                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Please remove trademark
                                                                                                                                                                                          Wireless personal area              symbol after the text. Only       ACCEPT.
 89                                                                Longman, Jennifer         0                                 0                            0                           C networks is not trademarked.        "WPAN" is trademarked.            The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                 A                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ACCEPT.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      After the Jul01 IEEE 802 Plenary the BRC identified in IEEE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Std. 802.15.1/D0.9.1 189 usages of the word
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      "shall/should/may/can/will/must" that should be edited to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      comply to the IEEE Style Manual:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Volume 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Part A (Clause 7) = 12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Part B (Clause 8) = 29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Part C (Clause 9) = 32
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Part D (Clause 10) = 55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Part H:1 (Clause 11) = 57
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Appendix IX (Annex G) = 2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Volume 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Part K:1 (Annex C) = 2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      these edits were submitted to the IEEE 802.15 WG as well
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      as the BSIG and 188 were accepted:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      BSIG c/o CB>"All but one of the changes identified by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      802.15.1 should be approved. Only the first of the two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      changes in the GAP section should not be approved."

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Review the use of                                               The BRC applied the 188 edits as well as two (2) to Annex
                                                                                                                                                                                                      shall/should/may/can/will/must                                  A. In total 190 edits were applied to create IEEE
                                                                                                                                                                                                      throughout the document to be                                   P802.15.1/D0.9.2. There are still occurences of
                                                                                                                                                                                                      sure they are used in                                           "shall/should/may/can/will/must" but the problematic ones
 90                                                             Longman, Jennifer        0                              0                         0                           C                       accordance with IEEE's style.                                   have been eliminated.                                                  A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Remove all color from the                                       ACCEPT.
 91                                                             Longman, Jennifer        0                              0                         0                           C                       figures and text.                                               The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                 A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Working Group will need
                                                                                                                                                                                                      to provide clean reproducible-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      quality figures in electronic
                                                                                                                                                                                                      format (preferably TIFF or EPS
                                                                                                                                                                                                      format.) If figures were derived
                                                                                                                                                                                                      or obtained from sources other
                                                                                                                                                                                                      than the Working Group itself,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      please obtain and supply
                                                                                                                                                                                                      permission from the                                             ACCEPT.
 92                                                             Longman, Jennifer        0                              0                         0                           C                       appropriate sources.                                            The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.                 A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                                      IEEE P802.15.1/D0.9.2 meets
                                                                                                                                                                                                      all conditions of SCC 10
 93                                                             Longman, Jennifer        0                              0                         0                           C                       coordination.                                                   ACCEPT.                                                                A                  W




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                       In the Definitions section,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       include the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      kilobyte (kB): 1000 bytes
                                                                                                                                                                                      The kilobyte appears in at
                                                                                                                                                                                      least two places (10.1 & 10.8), If this is not the intended
                                                                                                                                                                                      and there is some ambiguity     definition to be used in this   ACCEPT.
 94                                              601054              Barrow, Bruce    199                                 39                       10.1                             C as to what is meant.            standard, please contact me.    The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.             A                  W

                                                                                                                                                                                      Please rename the subclauses                                    ACCEPT.
                                                                                                                                                                                      7.1 and 10.1.3 to something                                     In subclause 7.1 we changed "Scope" to "Regulatory
                                                                                                                                                                                      other than "Scope." This                                        requirements".
                                                                                      27 &                                                                                            heading is reserved for the                                     In subclause 10.1.3 we changed "Scope" to "Features not
 95                                                               Longman, Jennifer   202                               39 & 43 7.1 & 10.1.3                                        C Overview section in Clause 1.                                   supported".                                                        A                  W
                                                                                                                                                                                      Please remove "(Portions
                                                                                                                                                                                      derived from Bluetooth v1.1      This information should be
                                                                                                                                                                                      February 22, 2001)" from the     placed prominently elsewhere
                                                                                                                                                                                      first                            in the front matter, but not on ACCEPT.
 96                                                               Longman, Jennifer              I                           1                          0                           C page in the front matter.        the cover page.                 The BRC agrees and the edit will be applied to D1.0.1.            A                  W




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